Asking For Help

When I tell you that in recent years I have come a LONG way- let me tell you. I was and in some respects still am that girl who will do it all. Herself. Alone. Struggling, but still doing it alone. I don’t know if it’s the Sagittarius in me, the 2nd child syndrome or…

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What Was So Wrong With How We Grew Up?

I don’t know if it’s inherent in me getting older and naturally thinking of the “good old days” or if it’s because I’m a mother and I am now making some of the same decisions my mother would have made, but it’s got me thinking of just how much things have changed. Some for the…

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Fall Fashion Finds

One of my favourite seasons is fall; from the changing colours, the crisp air and the euphemism of the changing seasons- there’s something about the feeling of newness that gives you a warm feeling. Or maybe it’s the excitement to pull out our warm knits and wrap up into something soft and inviting. This is…

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RnR Interview: Leo

Somebody hold me! Do you ever have someone in your life who is so incredibly smart, interesting and you are just in utter awe of their mere presence?! Well, this is me for my cousin, Lenny/Leo. In my eyes, he is the shizzle, not only is he a certified therapist, he is a constant activist…

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Book Review: Queenie

This book had me. Triggered. It was a revelation, not only to myself, but to/about our community. It touches on so many issues and subjects within the Black community, it’s eye-opening, it’s frustrating and it’s necessary. I was initially drawn to the book, because of its title and the cover photo, but when reading what…

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